Smartphone stories - Page 6
Aussie landlines becoming extinct earlier than expected
"Unlimited calls are now a standard inclusion for mobile plans, so why should we be paying for a home phone as well?"
Google launches four new home products
Google has made a bunch of announcements around the Nest Mini, Pixel Buds, Pixelbook and the Pixel 4 this week – here’s a quick roundup of what you need to know.
Samsung Singapore says the Galaxy Fold is now back in stock
Samsung Singapore is also offering a ‘premier service’ for those who purchase the Galaxy Fold LTE.
Got an old mobile phone lying around? Recycle it for free
If you’ve got an old mobile phone lying around that you know you’ll probably never use again, now’s the time to recycle it for free.
Microsoft shows off dual-screen Surface tech
Has the company figured out the answer to the elusive dual-screen touch device?
Aspera Mobile launches the Jazz 2, a dual-SIM, budget smartphone
In an age where the ticket price of mobile phones seems to be ever increasing, such a low-cost alternative definitely has its place.
Hands-on review: The Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ is sleek and sexy
To quote my favourite Jedi master, while not yet complete is my journey to the Android side, much closer to turning I am. Want one I do.
Nokia releases latest low-price Android Go phone
Nokia 1 Plus delivers exceptional value with a big screen, latest Android and clean design.
Smartphone market at 'tipping point' while PC landscape is changing
"Unless the devices provide significant new utility, efficiency or experiences, users do not necessarily want to upgrade their phones."
Huawei's Mate 30 goes it alone without Google
The Mate 30 will run EMUI10 which is an Android-based OS, but there’s one key difference – there won’t be any trace of Google Play or any Google apps on the devices.
Samsung says 'hundreds of apps' will work with Galaxy Fold
‘Hundreds’ of apps on the Google Play and Galaxy Stores have been updated to work with the foldable phone, thanks to a collaboration with Google to improve integrated Android OS support.
All the details on Apple’s newest iPhones
Apple unveiled its latest range of iPhones today focusing on camera improvements on top of the standard performance updates users have come to expect.
TECNO releases CAMON 12 smartphone range
Mobile phone brand TECNO Mobile has launched a new range of CAMON smartphones: The CAMON 12, CAMON 12 Pro and CAMON 12 Air.
Nokia releases low-price, high feature 4.2 smartphone
Includes integration with Google Assistant, Photos, face unlocking on the Android 9 Pie OS.
Concerns around smart device privacy continues to grow
According to the research, Australian consumers have concerns specifically around smart devices listening in on their conversations and organisations extracting personal information from their digital footprints.
UNISOC releases Octa-Core SoC with improved image processing and AI
The Tiger T618 SoC boasts the latest and greatest in smartphone photography tech to boost the mobile shooting experience.
Android’s zero-touch enrollment gains new A/NZ partners
New opportunities for resellers as eligible devices need to be purchased directly from an enterprise reseller or Google partner.
Global smartphone sales continue to decline
“Demand for high-end smartphones has slowed at a greater rate than demand for midrange and low-end smartphones."
Twilio solution aims to make unknown numbers thing of the past
Verified By Twilio positions apps to provide consumers with verified information about who is contacting them and why.
Samsung's Note10 will come in two different sizes for the first time ever
It’s that time of year again. Like clockwork, Samsung has announced the latest version of the acclaimed Galaxy Note series, the Note10.
Hands-on review: The OPPO Reno Z in gorgeous Aurora Purple
The Reno Z has capacity that will have some of its pricier competitors turning green with envy.
Gartner - 5G will give global smartphone market bump in 2020
This will mean some respite after the Australian market’s massive 2019 decline and help NZ’s see some stability.
IDC finds smartphone shipments up 6.5% from previous quarter
“Although the overall market remains in decline, the performance in the second quarter indicates that demand is starting to pick up as the market begins to stabilise again.”
OPPO's 'waterfall screen' keeps curved smartphone display trend alive
Smartphone maker OPPO has come up with a fancy-sounding name for its new feature: the ‘waterfall screen’.